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Shumaker: New assistant principal

Shumaker: New assistant principal

February 1, 2018

Mrs. Natalie Shumaker took over Mr. Joshua Fabish’s role as assistant principal after he left for a job opportunity in Florida. Shumaker began working with the NCHS administrative team as an intern...

A forest of learning

A forest of learning

January 20, 2018

A student picks a raspberry from the bush and takes a bite. The fruit is sweet and the flavor of it washes over the student’s mouth. As the sensation ends, the student continues his walk through the ...

300 Words: An average student

300 Words: An average student

January 17, 2018

It was Youtube that inspired her to learn English so that she wouldn't have to read the subtitles for her favorite British YouTubers. Learn English, or continue to read Russian subtitles. The choice w...

Normal’s Haunted Trail takes months of preparation

Normal’s Haunted Trail takes months of preparation

November 15, 2017

The Haunted Trail, a Halloween mainstay in Normal for the past 22 years, entertained and frightened locals the last 2 weekends of October. The two variations of the Haunted Trail, the non-scary trail,...

Students experience cadaver lab, prepare for future

Ellie Sauder, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017

Filed under NCHS, News

Select AP Biology students are being chosen to participate in a cutting edge program: a human cadaver dissection lab. The students are hopeful that the lab will prepare them for careers in the medical field. Mr. Nick Sutherland, AP Biology teacher, is currently asking select students to submit an informal application for the lab, a labor intensive program funded by LeRoy High School. The lab is “one of the only programs...

Winter Guard finds a new home

Winter Guard finds a new home

November 8, 2017

The Winter Guard is taking on a new name: The Normal Guard. The NCHS Winter Guard will merge with the NCWHS Winter Guard- and the teams aren’t just changing their names. They’re changing everything. ...

Teacher tribute

Teacher tribute

November 7, 2017

Ms. Jeanne Urbance of the English Department and sponsor of the Thespian club will retire after 34 years of service to Unit 5 students and to Normal Community High School.    Urbance’s teaching ca...

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos!

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos!

November 6, 2017

The Spanish Club at Normal Community High School gathered on Monday, October 30 in the Senior Cafeteria to decorate Calaveras, or skulls, to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos. Students of all backgrounds and...

Actors, directors prepare for ‘The Miracle Worker’

Actors, directors prepare for ‘The Miracle Worker’

November 3, 2017

Student actors finalizing learning their roles as The Miracle Worker is set to open on November 3 in the NCHS auditorium, memorizing lines and choreography to the extent that each individual role requires. ...

Taking a knee: Students kneel during the national anthem

Taking a knee: Students kneel during the national anthem

October 29, 2017

The kneeling of NFL players during the national anthem has sparked controversy across the country and this act of protest has spread beyond the National Football League. This once localized form of protest has spread from NFL teams, to other major sports, with regular American...

NCHS students construct chapbooks

NCHS students construct chapbooks

October 26, 2017

NCHS students made their own chapbooks, small, self-published booklets, with the direction of Mr. Steve Halle, Director of the English Publication Unit at Illinois State University, during a Lunch and ...

New road connects NCHS, Eastview

New road connects NCHS, Eastview

October 23, 2017

A new road is being constructed between Normal Community High School and Eastview Christian Church. The construction began in early October and is scheduled to be completed by November 5. Eastv...

New principal, new changes

New principal, new changes

October 19, 2017

Mr. Trevor Chapman plans on making modifications to how NCHS operates as a first year administrator at Normal Community High School, but Chapman intends balance. While he will implement changes to some ...

Principal stresses teacher communication

Principal stresses teacher communication

October 19, 2017

New principal, Mr. Trevor Chapman, has made some changes to the communication process between staff and administration at Normal Community. Chapman has implemented changes in communication between teacher...

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